New College Lanarkshire is committed to providing high-quality customer services. We value your feedback and use this information to help us improve our services.
We recognise that occasionally things do go wrong and that you may be dissatisfied with our services. When this happens, the sections below are designed to help you.
We're committed to finding new ways of doing things. To do this, we provide a number of ways for you to submit your complaints, feedback and suggestions.
We take all complaints seriously and deal with them fairly, sensitively, quickly and in confidence. We will aim to resolve your complaint quickly and at first point of contact and only where appropriate initiate a more detailed investigation.
At all stages of the complaints process, the College will adhere to this Complaints Handling Policy, and will operate within the framework of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018.
What is a complaint?
We regard a complaint as an expression of dissatisfaction by one or more customers about the college’s action or lack of action, or about the standard of service provided by the college or on its behalf.
What is not a complaint?
There are some things we can’t deal with through our complaints handling procedure. These include:
If other procedures or rights of appeal can help you resolve your concerns, we will give information and advice to help you.
We would be happy to hear any feedback you may have which would assist the college in improving your experience at NCL.
How do I make a complaint?
You can complain in person, by phone, in writing, by email or by completing New College Lanarkshire online complaint form:
The complaints form can also be made available in hard copy or in alternative formats on request by calling 0300 555 8080
Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO)
As a public service provider New College Lanarkshire follow complaints procedures as outlined by SPSO
We always welcome your suggestions on the service we provide and all comments are carefully considered. At NCL it's important to us to get positive feedback on staff going above and beyond — so please let us know.
NCL Policy Documents